Science in a Minute 050719 UN Says More Than a Million Species at Risk of Extinction

May 07, 2019 06:35 AM
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The IPBES, a United Nations environmental organization, recently released a comprehensive report that paints a dire portrait of the current state of nature. The report indicates that the world's ecosystems are deteriorating at an incredibly rapid rate. The report goes on to say that over 1 million of the world's living species are at risk of extinction, some enof which could happen within decades.